Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jun 2008 07:09 UTC
KDE Probably the most often misunderstood element of KDE4 is Plasma, the extensive widget engine that replaces the normal desktop and the Kicker panel from KDE 3.x. The entire KDE4 desktop is built up out of Plasmoids (yet another term for desk accessory), including the panel and the desktop itself - and it is the latter that has been causing quite some confusion. Where are my desktop icons? Update: Aaron Seigo has published a screencast showing how the FolderView Plasmoid behaves as a normal desktop, and how to make it so.
Permalink for comment 318579
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: great
by sakeniwefu on Mon 16th Jun 2008 10:58 UTC in reply to "RE: great"
Member since:

I was skeptic when KDE4 was launched and I had never had any good experience with KDE before, but the demo last week convinced me to try a KDE4 distribution in my new shiny mainframey laptop.
The main problem I will probably still have with KDE is that the best irreplaceable apps except Skype are GTK+ only.

Reply Parent Score: 3